Jan 28

Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative eNews – January 28, 2012

Scott Slingerland donates a new reflective riding jacket to the BBC.

The Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative (BBC) is open for Members and Guests every Saturday from 8AM to 4PM. We are located at 14 West Raspberry in beautiful, downtown Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

CAT members using BBC Tools with mechanic assistance:

Steve Schmitt installed a new 600 lumen headlight on his bike.  (Lee Poole-Smith did all the work.

Tony Buccini worked overhauled the wheels on a Bianchi hybrid for the Bicycle Library.

Joshua Buck filled up his tires and talked to Steve about having lunch with Commissioner Schiffer of the Bethlehem Police Department this coming Friday.  He also discussed ways to improve the shifting on his new bike with master mechanic Frank Pavlick.

Bike Education:

Cuong Tran, Jessie & Nick DeJesus went on a Bicycle Heaven Ride with LCI Scott Slingerland.

Frank Pavlick worked with Lee Poole-Smith, Tony Buccini and Josh Buck on some advanced maintenance issues with library bikes.

New & Renewing Members:


League Cycling Instructor Peter Milthorp donated this great road bike which is now available to CAT Members through the Bicycle Library Program.


League of American Bicyclists certified Cycling Instructor(s) on duty:

Steve Schmitt

Scott Slingerland

Volunteer Coordinators:

Steve Schmitt

Jessie DeJesus

Nick DeJesus


Cuong Tran, Jessie DeJesus & Nick DeJesus worked to clean up the second floor which is where we store bikes, parts and supplies.

Ron Teodoro came to clean the facility as his weekly community service. Ron is very dependable and cordial every week, rain, sun or snow!


(Put in lockbox)

Join CAT

Become a Bronze BBC and use our Park Tool Set from 8am to 4 PM any Saturday!

Become a Silver or Gold BBC member and enjoy our Bicycle Library

See information about Membership levels here

Would you like to volunteer to help on Thursday or Saturday at the Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative? Write the Volunteer Coordinator.

Today, the BBC is sponsored in part by Genesis Bicycles and Apex Management .

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1 comment


    With the unusually warm winter weather the Bethlehem Bicycle Cooperative is really busy.

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